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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meeting

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

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MEDIA EVENTS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 14, 1999
1 BT Contracts
2 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Schwartz
3 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Eberhart
4 BT GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - Myers
5 BT Red Ribbon Week
6 BT JOINT STATEMENT ON THE KOSOVO AFTER ACTION REVIEW
7 MFC Col. William F. Smith III for Promotion
8 PA Cohen and Shelton Testify on Kosovo After Action Review
CONGRESSIONAL
Committees
House The House is scheduled to meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
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JOINT - House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Research and Development and Subcommittee on Procurement OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 -Ken Alibek, Chief Scientist, Hadron Inc. Panel 2 representatives from JSC and GAO. Panel 3 - Hans Mark, Director, Defense Research and Engineering; Anna Johnson-Winegar, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Counter-proliferation and Chemical/ Biological Defense; Maj. Gen. John Doesburg, Commanding General, Biological and Chemical Command, USA; Brig. Gen. Eddie Cain, Joint Project Manager, Biological Defense; Carmen Spencer, Defense Threat Reduction Agency; and Dr. Jane Alexander, DARPA re: threat to U.S. forces posed by the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons.
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House Committee on International Relations OPEN Witnesses: Panel 1 - Henry Hinton, Assistant Comptroller General for National and International Affairs, GAO; and David Satter, Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hudson Institute. Panel 2 - Nicholas Eberstadt, Visiting Scholar, AEI; and Joseph Bermudez, Jr., Senior Analyst, Jane's Intelligence Review.

DUTY OFFICER FOR October 15-17, 1999 - LTC Milord

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NORTH KOREA AGREES TO REPATRIATE REMAINS The Department of Defense announced today that agreements have been reached with representatives of the North Korean government to transfer remains of what are believed to be four American soldiers missing since the Korean War. Delegations from the United States and North Korea met in New York...


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